WSIS 2020 Award Ceremony
Updated Time: 2020-09-08 12:50:00.0
WSIS 2020 award ceremony was held on yesterday (7 Sep 2020). Finally, Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) got prestigious WINNER award in category 11 (e-Employment) for it's shared recruitment management service. BCC got WSIS WINNER award in back-to-back 2 years - 2019 and 2020. And BNDA team played crucial rols in this endeavor. The WSIS Prizes winners represent the year’s most innovative and high-impact projects from around the world that demonstrate the vital role of ICTs in achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. BCC Executive Director, Mr. Parthapratim Deb received the award (virtually!) from ITU Secretary general Mr. Houlin Zhao during the award ceremony.
This year, a record number of 806 projects were submitted by the WSIS community around the world. Of these, 776 projects were nominated after the deliberation of the Expert Group. From there, 90 Champions were selected based on over two million votes cast by WSIS stakeholders. At last, the 18 winners were announced just after the WSIS Forum’s virtual opening ceremony.
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